The Whitsundays

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the sand between your toes

The 74 magical islands of the Whitsundays is the ideal getaway destination if you are wanting to be impressed by natural scenery. You'll forget about your busy life within minutes of arriving as you lay back on white sandy beaches and cool off in clear blue waters. And you'll struggle to leave the peace and serenity behind. Picture swinging hammocks under palms, tranquil still water, blue skies and a cocktail in your hand. Pure bliss!

Beware of Stinger Season

Planning your relaxing escape to the Whitsundays doesn’t just mean you should focus on school holiday periods, your budget and the weather. Stingers (or Irukandji Jellyfish) should also be a consideration unless you want to haul yourself in and out of a stinger suit whenever you go in the water! Peak season for these little guys is from October through to May. To avoid your risk of encountering a stinger and to experience perfect sunny days, we suggest you book during September when the temperature is mid – high 20’s and the crowds are relatively low (of both people and stingers!).

Whether you're heading to the Whitsundays on a romantic getaway, a party weekend with friends or a family break, it's the type of destination to kick back and soak up the magical atmosphere. Book an all-day island cruise to experience all the Whitsundays have to offer and enjoy a stress-free day on the water.

Top 5 Things to Do at The Whitsundays

1. Swim and relax at the iconic Whitehaven Beach or Airlie Beach for families
2. Experience the underwater beauty and marine life during a snorkel or dive off the Great Barrier Reef
3. Sail around the islands with a group of friends on a luxurious catamaran
3. Hang out on the largest inhabited island of the Whitsundays, Hamilton Island
4. Tie the knot to ensure you have the most picturesque wedding!

4 Must Visit Islands of The Whitsundays

1. Take in the scenery at the family friendly Daydream Island
2. Enjoy the many restaurants, bars, activities and boutique shops of Hamilton Island
3. Chill out at exclusive resort of Hayman Island
4. Snorkel the waters off Hook Island

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14 Waterson Way Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
When you stay at Airlie Central Apartments in Airlie Beach, you'll be near the beach and minutes from Airlie Beach Lagoon and Abell Point Marina. This 4.5-star apartment is within close proximity of...more
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14 Kara Crescent Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
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25-29 Shute Harbour Road Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort is located in Airlie Beach, 4.1 km from the main street and Abell Point Marina. Whitsunday Art Gallery is 800 metres from the property, while Whitsunday Plaza Shopping...more
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277 Shute Habour Road Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
Heart Hotel and Gallery Whitsundays offers innovative accommodation, created by leading Australian designers and acclaimed architects, and is located in the heart of Airlie Beach. It is set adjacent t...more
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11 Altmann Avenue Unit 86 Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
Located in Airlie Beach, within 250 metres of Shingley Beach and 1.2 km of Airlie Beach, Executive on Whisper Bay - Cannonvale offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning, a restaurant and a...more
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Offering an outdoor pool and terrace, The Islands Inn Motel is located in Airlie Beach. Free WiFi is offered in public areas and free private parking is available on site.Rooms are equipped with a fla...more

Island Dreams

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24 Curlew Court Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
Boasting sea views, Island Dreams features accommodation with a garden and a balcony, around 2.2 km from Airlie Beach. The air-conditioned accommodation is 1.9 km from Boathaven Beach, and guests bene...more
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26-34 Raintree Place Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
* Azure Sea Whitsunday Resort Resort is set in the heart of Airlie Beach and just a 10 minute walk to the local shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and beach.* All apartments have LIFT ACCESS, so no sta...more
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8 Hillcrest Avenue Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
Airlie Getaway - Airlie Beach, a property with a garden and barbecue facilities, is situated in Airlie Beach, 650 metres from Shingley Beach, 1 km from Boathaven Beach, as well as 1.1 km from Coral Se...more
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6 Horizon Way Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
Whitsunday Views - Airlie Beach is a property with a private pool, located in Airlie Beach, within just less than 1 km of Boathaven Beach and a 12-minute walk of Shingley Beach. The air-conditioned ac...more
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MONTIPORA APARTMENTS, 273 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland 3 Airlie Beach 4802 Australia
This apartment is situated in Airlie Beach, the gateway to the Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands. Free WiFi and private parking is provided throughout the property.The self-catered apartment is...more

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